Lausanne

Celebrate the winter in Lausanne

Barely one hour away from the closest ski resorts, Lausanne is the ideal destination for a getaway combining winter sports and cultural outings. In the capital of the canton of Vaud, winter is celebrated with countless events, while the snow beautifies the city on Lake Geneva.

To do one’s Christmas shopping, for a cosy weekend in a 5-star hotel, a cultural break near the ski resorts or a gourmet excursion: Lausanne is the perfect winter destination. From November to February, the Olympic capital regularly offers key events such as the magic Lausanne Lumières, the new market called Bô Noël, and the fun Christmas Run, but also great cultural moments such as Béjart Ballet or Prix de Lausanne, a prestigious dance competition.

Embellished by Switzerland’s most beautiful gothic cathedral, the capital of the canton of Vaud reveals its tranquil splendour under the snow. A walk along the shores of Lake Geneva in the district called Ouchy is one of the most romantic moments to be shared, while the culminating point of Lausanne, Chalet-à-Gobet, welcomes families on a highly appreciated small ski track!

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